America: Our Freedom

America: Our Freedom

To me, feeling free means escaping the daily struggle of life in America. The daily expenses, the daily stress at work, the daily drama. But curling into a ball, hiding inside, or going ‘crazy’ spending money on materialistic nonsense is no escape. My particular escape is when I find myself breathing heavy, feeling my legs … Continued

True Weight Loss Story: Diets in Review

Thank you to Dani Stone for her article about my True Weight Loss Journey in Diets in Review. Lisa Niver Rajna is a member of the prestigious Traveler’s Century Club, a unique group limited to travelers who have visited 100 or more countries. She enjoys trekking to new locales so much, she even co-authors a … Continued

California Back Road: Quatal Canyon

There are places I’ve been to that are out of time. Places that are imbued with spirit, and although man has touched it with roads and trails, it remains itself and deeply authentic, a place that takes me back in time. This is what I am drawn to, what I hunger for. To drop down … Continued

Disney World: To infinity…and beyond!

After a grueling six-month search, my boyfriend Zachary had finally landed a great job on the East Coast, about 45 minutes from where I work. That was a welcome change from the three-thousand-mile distance between us during our two years after college, when he attended grad school in California and I started my career in … Continued

New Mexico: Perfect Strangers Embrace

Ojo Caliente Hot Springs, New Mexico. It was the moment of the Bloodline Healing workshop that touched me most deeply. My eyes swelled with tears as I witnessed Abbey, a Native American Elder, embracing Eliana, a young Jewish woman.  My chest filled with a pure satisfaction as Eliana sobbed and Abbey soothed.  These two participants … Continued

United States bombs the Great Barrier Reef?

What is the real cost of the United States bombing of the Great Barrier Reef? By Jeremy Goldberg “I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security.  Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad.  Otherwise what is there to defend?” Robert Redford said that, and reading it again … Continued

From Greece to L.A.ve

‘If you had only one wish, what would it be?’ I’d wish the plane wouldn’t crash. Of course that is not my answer. Marc, the guy I met ten minutes ago, doesn’t need to know that I’m afraid of airplanes, and that I am having a panic attack as we speak. He needs to hear … Continued

Minneapolis: The Mighty Mississippi River

My eyes flicked toward the trees as a blur of bright yellow flew past. That look away was enough for me to fishtail through the sandy road. I hopped off my bike to collect myself and to pull out my field guide. Not all birds are yellow, but that blur of yellow was not enough … Continued

Choosing: Cruising or Resort Holidays

What will you pick? A Cruise or Resort Holiday? All-inclusive cruise and resort holidays allow you to sit back and relax on your getaway without having to spend time and energy worrying about planning and logistics. Both are very popular, as they offer the opportunity to make friends with like-minded people, and relax in a … Continued

Philadelphia, USA: Steeped in History

Bill and I have been RVing in North America for a couple of years. We have the freedom to be who we want to be, where we want to be, and what we want to do. Pennsylvania is a beautiful state. In Chocolatetown, Hershey we became children all over again. In Pittsburgh we were charmed … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel